|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Bethune-Cookman and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #47 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,952 out of 7,081 applicants were admitted making Bethune Cookman University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 84 percent. Bethune Cookman University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Bethune Cookman University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||400|
|SAT Composite 25th||840|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||490|
|SAT Composite 75th||1010|
|Average SAT Score||930|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Bethune Cookman University?
Bethune Cookman University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1010 and Above||Good||>90%|
|925 to 1010||Avg +||84%-90%|
|840 to 925||Avg -||76%-84%|
|755 to 840||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 755||Low||<64%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||18|
|ACT Math 75th||17|
|ACT Composite 75th||18|
|Average ACT Score||16|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bethune-Cookman?
Admission data indicates that Bethune-Cookman regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bethune Cookman University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>91%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||84%-91%|
|15 to 16||Avg -||79%-84%|
|14 to 15||Reach||72%-79%|
|Less than 14||Low||<72%|
What GPA do you need to get into Bethune Cookman University?
You can get into Bethune-Cookman with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bethune Cookman University was 2.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.89 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bethune-Cookman accepts 84% of all applicants.
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
53% of Bethune Cookman University freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||14%|
|Top 50% of class||47%|
|Bottom 50% of class||53%|
|Bottom 25% of class||17%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||8%||13%||9%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 30, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Bethune Cookman University is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Bethune Cookman University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Considered but not required|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=132602 IPEDS survey data for Bethune Cookman University.
84% of those who apply are granted admission to Bethune-Cookman. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1010. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 18. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.